events in evdev.c

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Thu Sep 18 09:24:09 PDT 2008

Chuck Robey wrote:
> Sorry, I can't parse what you wrote.  You don't know where I heard that Xorg is
> Linux-only?  Is that what you said?  My understanding *had been* that Xorg was
> trying to be compatible with as many Unixes as possible, and specifically avoid
> being Linux only, which is why seeing the depth of Linuxcode that is in your
> flagship input driver, evdev, surprised me so.  I uderstood, from Peter's mail,
> that I'm wrong there, and the use of Linux-only ocde in that flagship driver was
> deliberate.  Simply really surprised me, that's all.

Xorg is not Linux-only, but evdev is.   On Solaris & BSD, Xorg uses the
xf86-input-keyboard & xf86-input-mouse drivers instead.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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